U.S. workers change jobs every 5½ years, on average.1 These changes often include a very important decision regarding the assets in their former employer’s 401(k) or other defined-contribution plan. Unfortunately, about 45% of people cash out their balances in workplace plans when changing jobs, and the percentage rises to 55% for those with balances of $5,000 or less.2
We all know that banks offer us time saving options to help us pay our monthly bills, but are they really the best option? Studies have found that once this autopay option is utilized, consumers sit back and just occasionally review their back accounts for accuracy.
Debit cards also known as check cards, ATM cards, and express checking cards can be used to withdraw cash from your bank account via ATM and make purchases without using credit. They look similar to a credit card and work by taking the money directly out of your bank account.
Have you ever looked at your bank statement and felt like screaming at the top of your lungs? Do you feel like you are throwing money out the window? Maybe you purchased an item for $197.99 and you have $197.85 in your checking account.